Swindale

Holes in the map, part 2: Corncrake

RSPB Haweswater Site Manager, Lee Schofield, explores the demise of a species which, until very recently, embodied British farmland. Discover how the return of traditional practices and nature-minded farming could be the key to the return of the Corncrake in Cumbria.

More wiggles and wetland for Haweswater

We are very pleased to announce that a project to re-naturalise a 500 metre section of drain in Swindale Valley has been achieved, thanks to another multi-partner effort to restore

Site Manager’s Journal: Restoring Swindale Beck

RSPB Haweswater Site Manager, Lee Schofield, shares insights into the nature and farming gains of the Swindale Beck restoration project; from a historically straightened channel to a new curving course brimming with life.

Species Highlight: The Alder

Haweswater Residential Volunteer, Sam Mould, takes us through her investigation into the ecology, folklore and historic use of this little celebrated tree.